Who We Are

PRN is a non-profit agency that operates the federally funded Texas Parent Training and Information Centers - PATH, PEN & TEAM.

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OUR EVENTS

Do you want to become an effective advocate for your child? We offer free webinars and in-person workshops across the state.

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OUR TEAM

The majority of our staff are parents of children with disabilities. We understand what you are going through - you are not alone.

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We’re here for Texas families!

We can help you understand your child’s disability; understand your rights and responsibilities under IDEA; obtain and evaluate resources and services; and effectively participate as a team member with professionals in planning services for your child.

How do I get started?
Contact us at 1.800.866.4726 or partnersresource@sbcglobal.net and we will put you in touch with the person helping parents and families in your area.

Is there a cost for your services?
No. All of our services are provided at no cost.

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1090 Longfellow Drive
Beaumont, TX 77706
Phone 409.898.4684
Toll Free 1.800.866.4726
partnersresource@sbcglobal.net

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Upcoming Events

  1. One-on-One IEP Clinic
    January 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
  2. Organizing Special Education Paperwork Learning Lab
    January 23 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CST

On the Blog

What can you do if the school appears unwilling and/or unable to create a program or services to prevent your child from falling further behind or to narrow the gap with his or her peers?  The school may say “Your child is making good progress” or “Your child is making passing grades”. Recall the Law An individualized education program “must include … A statement of measurable annual goals, including academic and functional goals designed to— (A) Meet the child’s needs … read more

As referenced in state law (TEC § 28.0216), a school district grading policy must require a classroom teacher to assign a grade that reflects the student’s relative mastery of an assignment. Effort, attendance, work habits, and participation are not directly related to the demonstration of mastery of an assignment, nor do they give a clear picture of the student’s academic learning.

A student’s progress or mastery toward his/her IEP goals is never the basis for his/her grade. It is important to point out that, even if written in measurable terms, a goal such as “70% mastery of grade- level TEKS” does not meet IDEA requirements of a measurable goal detailed in 34 CFR §300.320(a)(2)(ii). Such a goal is simply a restatement of the expectations for all students in general education. Students’ IEPs should not contain a restatement of the state standards, … read more

Thursdays on the blog, Chuck Noe will be sharing posts from his Comments that Parents Hear series.  Chuck will be checking in throughout the week to respond to your comments and questions… Recall the Law ” Sec.  300.320  Definition of individualized education program. (a) General.  As used in this part, the term individualized education program or IEP means a written statement for each child with a disability that is developed, reviewed, and revised in a meeting in accordance with Sec. … read more